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What can I do with Psychology/ and a personal training certificate?

So I really like psychology and personal training and want to do something that involves both in the future. I wanted to know if anyone knows of any good fields that I can go into. For example I would want to do research on training or maybe do something with health psychology. Has anyone else...

WannaGetJACKED‎, 10-22-2012 02:09 PM
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Personal Training Counselor for LA Fitness

Hey folks, Just spoke to a guy from LA Fitness about the possibilities of being hired as a Personal Training Counselor. Does anyone have any experience, or can share their stories and average hourly pay? Thanks! James R

earthwormjames‎, 04-08-2015 01:15 PM
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Beginner question for becoming a personal trainer?

I've heard that is a hard work , not so good in money terms except if you become like really good there are cons and pron like always and yeah i know is not the best job, but is better actually than working for have bosses ordering you around and plus you learn something new about exercise and...

ManosMyName‎, 12-07-2018 01:51 AM
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UK people - anyone heard of FitLearn?

Hi everyone, so I've decided to take my Level 2 and 3 PT certs. I had been thinking of Lifetime (https://www.lifetimetraining.co.uk/fitness-courses/courses/personal-training-diploma-level-3/), but then ran into this provider, which apparently awards the same certs at a much lower cost. It's...

Luca2‎, 07-20-2017 10:48 AM
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Anybody have a personal training website?

Hey guys anyone out there have a personal training website they own?

EveryBodyspt‎, 12-26-2018 01:29 PM
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Rype 1 Diabetic client not losing weight.

Hi guys, I've got a family friend and client who is aged 75 and type 1 diabetic. Now, we've got him to a stage where he's eating no more than 1400 calories a day, racking up 8,000 steps x2 a week and training with me x2 a week. But, his weight doesnt seem to be shifting. He's dropped his...

Feakins‎, 11-27-2018 07:36 AM
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Gym owners - anybody use Mindbody?

Recently opened up a small gym and have been looking at different business solution softwares. Am mainly considering Mindbody for all of its features, but was wondering how some of the less pricey options compare (Zenplanner, simplybook, etc.)? Have heard from some friends that using Mindbody can...

ted1212‎, 12-05-2018 02:30 PM
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Recommended books for start.

I am going for a personal trainer career probably and firstly I want to learn the basics for workouts and fitness and secondly the other stuff. Which books do you recommend for start?

BumblingLifter‎, 12-18-2018 01:50 PM
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Nsca cpt study tips

I don't know if anyone out there is in the same boat I was in.. but I just couldn't find any solid answers on what kind of material to study for this exam. I understand that we should all know everything, but when it comes to taking a test like this, a little FREE direction can be very helpful. I...

MikeKu825‎, 11-16-2011 08:39 PM
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Client wants to do a Physique Show and then a 16 mile endurance run

Hello all, I have a client that wants to do a physique show this spring then run a 16 Obstacle Course Race about 3-4 weeks later. I am fairly new at personal training, but I am not that familiar with physique shows and what it requires. I have been reading about them and my roommate just...

MikeS567‎, 12-13-2018 08:55 PM
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Client keeps throwing up after workout!

Hey guys, So I have this one client who I see 4 days/week. He is 22, no health problems, healthy body weight, in good shape for someone who hasn't trained before. I see him 4 days a week, 2 days we do full body circuits, one day we do upper body strength, one day we do lower body strength. ...

X-Mark-X‎, 02-24-2010 08:55 PM
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Moved: How can I lose my body fat?

ghorbanpour‎, 12-07-2018 09:44 PM
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greenjhon100‎, 11-29-2018 02:52 AM
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Those who passed the NASM FNS, do you feel like a specialist?

I'm about 30% through and enjoying it but when it comes to metabolic pathways I'm completely confused i.e "To extract energy from fat, first triglycerides are separated into glycerol and fatty acids. Next, beta-oxidation breaks down the fatty acids to yield acetyl CoA, NADH, and FADH2. The...

Crsk‎, 11-27-2018 08:45 AM
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AFSA certified personal trainer

I became an AFSA certified personal trainer today. I paid the 300 dollars after I passed the test. I am not sure how good this certification is mainly due to I took the test in 1 hour and passed it. It is not a nationally accredited exam therefore I am second guessing its credibility. I am...

getbigordie18‎, 11-14-2018 10:27 AM
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Red face C.S.C.S. next week. The final certification. I hope the book is enough. Final tips?

Got offered a head S/C position at the local high school, and it's not required, but I know the respect that certification gets so I want those initials regardless. I've read the book. Condensed each chapter into 3-4 pages of my own notes. I've made flashcards of my notes and now just rehearsing...

SkinnyBeast24‎, 10-31-2018 11:39 AM
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Post Equinox Tier 2/ Tier 3 fast track test

Hi all- Just got hired as a personal trainer at Equinox. I was told that because of my experience and education I am eligable to test out of tier 1 and then possibly tier 2 level. Any of you guys work there currently, prior or know someone who does and know what this fast track test consist of?...

sbmovement‎, 03-13-2014 06:18 PM
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Equinox Fast Track

Hi all I am thinking about working for Equinox and I talked the other day with the manager about doing the Fast Track. Has anyone here taken it? Also is it the same test everyone else goes through the in house training?

ProBa11er‎, 11-13-2018 08:56 PM
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NESTA Certification

Hi, I am a soldier currently in Iraq and I am looking to become a certified personal trainer so that when I get out of the Army and go back to college I will have a part time job that is both financially rewarding as well as physically rewarding. A buddy of mine from back home told me he got...

jon_carter13‎, 06-20-2009 05:24 PM
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Study Material for NFPT

Hello all, I'm looking at a few different certifications, mainly NASM and NFPT, and I was looking for some advice. I have a lot of NASM's study material but I'd prefer to take the NFPT exam (for cost and lack of a CPR/AED cert). For anyone who has knowledge on both of these certifications, could...

christiang7‎, 05-09-2015 04:48 PM
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Looking for a Trainer in North Jersey

All - Hope to commit to a Physique competition in May '19.. Need some help. Please reach out if you're a trainer who thinks I have some potential in the Masters Physique forum.. Thank, JLM

JLMohawk‎, 11-09-2018 11:05 AM
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Issa

Hey everyone i’m currently working on my personal trainer certification with ISSA and I was wondering how everybody went about the program ? I don’t really use the workbook I read a chapter , copy down the summary and some key points and take the quiz. Any tips from anyone ?

JackMarx‎, 12-04-2017 10:59 AM
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"I don't want to get too big."

Thoughts occasioned by seeing this said in a group led by women, and dedicated to training women: they supported the idea of not getting "too big". As trainers, we will hear this from time to time. Here are some things to consider. "I don't want to get too big." A friend of mine works in HR,...

KyleAaron‎, 10-28-2018 06:57 PM
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If you were going to get a PT...

If you were going to get a PT - as a PT - how would you go about choosing one? I used to have a good PT and can no longer train with him as hes moved away. I've been looking at local trainers but keep finding things I disagree with... I imagine PT's would have the same problem if they...

purplepen30‎, 10-30-2018 06:43 AM
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ACE Personal Training Studying.

I'm currently studying to become an ACE certified personal trainer and I've been studying since June but it's only recently that I've been really serious with studying as I keep on procrastinating as there's alot of material to cover and I get bored easily. I got the Personal Training Manual, the...

BlackScorpio91‎, 10-28-2018 11:10 PM
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